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Alex Gilvarry, MFA

Assistant Professor

Graduate Faculty

MFA, Hunter College

B.A., Hunter College

Office
Wilson Annex, 411
Phone
732-571-7548
Email
agilvarr@monmouth.edu
Office Hours
Wednesday, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. appointment.
Courses this Semester
EN 202 Literature II
EN 251 Creative Writing: Intro
EN 611 Seminar: Creative Writing Fiction
Regularly Taught Courses
EN 102 - College Composition II
EN 251 - Creative Writing: Intro
EN 252 - Creative Writing: Fiction
EN 352 - Craft of Writing
EN 451 - Advanced Creative Writing
EN 611: Seminar: Creative Writing Fiction
About

Alex Gilvarry was born in Staten Island, New York. He is the author of From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant, winner of the Hornblower Award for First Fiction (New York Society Library), Best New Voice 2012 by Bookspan, and selected by the New York Times as an Editor’s Choice. He was named a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 nominee in 2014 and has received fellowships from the Harry Ransom Center and the Normal Mailer Center. His second novel, Eastman Was Here, published in 2017, was nominated for the PEN Open Book Award and chosen as one of the best books of the year by Esquire magazine. His essays and criticism have appeared in The New York Times, The Nation, Boston Globe, Lithub, and have been broadcast on NPR’s All Things Considered. Gilvarry received his MFA from Hunter College where he was awarded a Hertog Fellowship. He is now an assistant professor of creative writing at Monmouth University. www.alexgilvarry.com

Publications
Books

Eastman was Here, Viking/Penguin 2017

From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant, Viking/Penguin 2012

Multimedia

www.alexgilvarry.com

www.tottenvillereview.com

Forthcoming

Works in Progress: Eastman: A Novel